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14 Popular Alcohol Delivery Services

Sometimes, you don’t feel like going to your local bottle shop, liquor store or watering hole to buy alcohol. When that is the case, the only respite is knowing that your favorite booze is only a click or tap away. This list of popular alcohol delivery services will have you swilling your favorite beverage faster than you can say “lupulin.”

There are myriad alcohol delivery websites and mobile apps, but many of them have limited coverage nationwide. Almost all of these sites are affected by often arcane local alcohol shipping laws, so be sure to check the shipping information section for each of these delivery platforms.

Without further ado, let’s delve into our list of popular alcohol delivery services in the USA.


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1. Tavour

While many of the platforms on this list feature a vast swath of alcoholic beverage styles, Tavour sticks to what it does best: Craft Beer. And since we are The Beer Connoisseur, it is only fitting that we list Tavour as number one on this list as they do a terrific job of offering highly rated and hard-to-get craft beer via their mobile app.

Tavour may only be “limited” to beer, but that does not mean they are a rigid platform. On the contrary, though Tavour is a subscription-based service, users still get to pick the beers they want to receive – meaning that unwanted “beer of the month” selections are a thing of the past with this alcohol delivery service.

With over 7,000 beers featured from 47 states, Tavour has something to make everyone happy.

Drinks available: Highly sought-after Craft Beer

Markets available:  Select zip codes in California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, Washington DC and Wisconsin.

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2. Drizly

Not unexpectedly, the pioneering Drizly features prominently on our list as it was the first app to market in terms of alcohol delivery. After debuting in 2012 in the greater Boston area then expanding into New York, Los Angeles and Chicago in 2013, Drizly now ships to a variety of major U.S. markets.

Drizly is extremely easy to use.  Simply enter your address, browse Drizly’s expansive selection of beer, wine, spirits and extras (including mixers, sodas, bitters, syrups and party supplies), then sit back and relax as your purchase will be delivered to your door in under 60 minutes. Impressive!

Prices on Drizly are also some of the best around, which adds to the appeal for this user-friendly alcohol delivery service.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Soda and more

Markets available: Akron, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Jacksonville, Jersey City, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Lexington, KY, Los Angeles, Louisville, Memphis, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Norwalk, Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Providence, Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Washington D.C, and West Palm Beach.

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3. Saucey

Similar to Drizly, Saucey offers a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits, but this L.A.-based site ships to fewer markets than Drizly – with the added benefit of 30-minute delivery in select markets.

Whether you’re looking for local seasonal beer favorites or a handle of rare vodka, Saucey has you covered in under 30 minutes. Simply search through the service’s copious beverage selection to find what you’re looking for, then await its arrival in under half an hour.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor and more

Markets available: Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Orange County, SF East Bay, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Silicon Valley, South Bay LA, & Washington DC Also offers 2-day and ground shipping in California and New York.

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4. Craftshack

This West Coast alcohol delivery service is perhaps best known for its proximity to some of the most sought-after California craft brewers in the world, but it also features high-quality beers from all over the world including Drie Fonteinen, Maui Brewing Co., Avery, Trillium, Toppling Goliath and many, many more.

Beyond its impressive beer selection, Craftshack also features a wide range of spirits, ciders and seltzers – which are sure to whet the appetite of anyone uninterested in venturing out into the outside world. Though the incredible range of beverages available might seem imposing at first, the plethora of filters the platform provides makes it easy to browse for favorite styles, breweries, distilleries and more.

Drinks available: Beer, Liquor, Cider, Seltzer

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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5. Swill

Swill boasts the brilliant slogan of “The Liquor Store In Your Pocket” or if you’re using an Apple Watch or other WiFi-enabled wearable, “The Liquor Store On Your Wrist.”

While memorable catchphrases are important, Swill also backs it up with an impressive array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for delivery. As with many of these services, beer, wine and liquor are all accounted for, but so are energy drinks, soft drinks, aperitifs, coconut water and more on the Swill app.

Delivery from Swill can be either scheduled for a specified time in the future or instant in a few markets around the country. Simply type in your delivery address, and the app will let you know what delivery options are available in your area.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Soda and more

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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6. Minibar

Based in New York City, Minibar is another strong choice if you’re looking for alcohol delivery. An elegant user interface makes it easy to browse through a myriad of beer, wine and liquor selections while other booze-related trinkets (such as punch bowls, strainers, glassware and more) can be bought on the site.

The platform frequently offers discounts on its beverages and be sure to keep an eye on starred items, which represent official staff selections. Minibar ships to 50 cities in 40 states but make sure to enter your address on the app or online in order to see what is available to be shipped in your area.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor and more

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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7. Craft City

Craft City is another alcohol delivery service that features a vast selection that spans over 2,000 craft beers, wine, liquor, hard kombucha, craft soda and more.

Just on the front page of the company’s site, Fremont Brewing, Allagash, El Segundo, Clown Shoes, North Coast, Epic Brewing, The Alchemist and Great Divide were all featured as new offerings while some (such as Stone Brewing’s Enjoy By 4.20.20 IPA) were labeled with the “Hot” tag – dictating that this brew was getting a lot of attention on the site.

While availability on Craft City is once again determined by local laws, the wide selection and easy shipping process make Craft City a popular choice for alcohol delivery.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Hard Kombucha and more

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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8. Del Mesa Liquor

A rather under-the-radar choice, Del Mesa Liquors is a local liquor emporium in San Diego, California that ships across the continental United States to nearly all states.

Featuring a mammoth selection of numerous favorite beverages such as Crown Royal, Four Roses, 19 Crimes, Goose Island and Samuel Adams, Del Mesa is also home to a wide swath of rare bottles of beer, wine and liquor.

For instance, Del Mesa currently has Samuel Adams 2019 Utopias on sale, which is one of the rarest – and most alcoholic – fermented barrel-aged beer-style beverages on the market. Also on offer are rare Bottle Logic releases, a 2006 Taittinger Comtes de Champagne bottle, a $430 bottle of WhistlePig The Boss Hog Rye Whiskey and, if you have $4,800 to spare, an extraordinarily hard-to-find Glenfiddich 40 Year Old Scotch Whisky.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Seltzer, Mixers, Soda and more

Markets available: All states except for Alabama and Utah; dependent on local shipping laws.

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9. Flaviar

Flaviar might not be the biggest name on this list, but this subscription-based spirits buying platform has an impressive selection of rare and hard-to-find spirits ranging from all types of whiskey to rum, gin, cognac and anything in between.

While single bottles are available of some selections, many others are only available in sets, which feature other similar spirits which match the original selection. Joining clubs in order to obtain booze might seem like a thing of the past, but with Flaviar, membership has its privileges.

Drinks available: Liquor

Markets available: All states except for Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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10. Caskers

Founded in New York in 2012, Caskers offers an impressive range of products ranging from rare and limited whiskeys to one-off gin releases from a variety of producers.

Caskers offers engraving on selected bottles that might serve as special collector’s items, such as Lagavulin 16 Year Old Single Malt Scotch or Angel’s Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon.

With frequent sales and widescale shipping throughout the U.S., this platform is a terrific choice for getting spirits delivered if you can’t make it to your nearest liquor store.

Drinks available: Liquor

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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11. Cask Cartel

Cask Cartel is a premium spirits and artisanal beverages delivery service that allows users to browse its all-encompassing web platform.

The site is quick to highlight celebrity-endorsed (or celebrity-produced) liquors such as Connor McGregor’s Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey, George Clooney’s Casamigos Reposado Tequila, George Strait’s Codigo 1530 Tequila or Ryan Reynolds’s Aviation American Gin.

Beyond those, Cask Cartel has a special section for extremely limited-edition whiskeys, rums, tequila and gin, such as a $980 Four Roses 2013 Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey or a Johnnie Walker Blue Label Year of the Pig Limited Edition Scotch.

Drinks available: Liquor

Markets available: Dependent on local shipping laws

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12. Wine.com

 

While many of these alcohol delivery services have featured wine, none have specifically featured wine above all others. However, Wine.com (as its name would indicate) bucks that trend by literally owning the domain that focuses on that famed grape-based beverage.

Wine.com features a striking range of vintners from all over the globe with a vast selection of styles from some of the finest wine regions in the world. Numerous special, site-wide sales occur every day, and striking gift baskets make Wine.com a great choice if you want to give the gift of wine to a friend or family member.

Drinks available: Wine

Markets available: All states except for Alabama, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, South Dakota and Utah.

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13. Naked Wines

Naked Wines, like Wine.com, only offers wine on its website, but this well-stocked online delivery service features a striking selection of popular vintners – many of which can be found on sale through the site or through various voucher codes.

Another novel concept that Naked Wines offers is its “Angel” program, which automatically adds $40 to your account every month and allows you to use those funds on any bottle of wine you wish. This program effectively serves as a crowdfunding campaign for smaller vintners around the country, meaning that buying from Naked through this program impacts small vintners in the U.S. at large.

With one-day shipping (free if it’s over $100) and a collection of curated wine cases in a wide variety of styles, Naked Wines is an excellent alcohol delivery service for wine enthusiasts.

Drinks available: Wine

Markets available: All states except for Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Mississippi , New Jersey, Rhode Island and Utah.

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14. Postmates, Instacart, Doordash

These three delivery services are mentioned as a bloc due to the fact that none of them specifically offer alcohol delivery on their own. However, as delivery services in general, a user of their intuitive apps could purchase alcohol from a local bottle shop and have it delivered to their home in a matter of minutes (where local laws allow).

Similarly, these services offer grocery delivery, which might include a few bottles of wine or six-packs of craft beer within the copious grocery bags.

While not the go-to solutions for alcohol delivery, these easy-to-use and ubiquitous services would get the job done in a pinch.

Drinks available: Beer, Wine, Liquor, Seltzer, Mixers, Soda and more

Markets available: Nationwide (Postmates, Doordash) or Many cities nationwide (Instacart, full list here)

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If you have a hankering for your favorite alcoholic beverage but don’t feel like making the trek, these alcohol delivery services will satiate your hankering with swiftness – some in less than an hour – and you’ll be sipping some suds (or vino, or whiskey, or other hard stuff) sooner rather than later.​